Wiley Ansford Davis

8 September 1874–11 May 1961 (Age 86)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Wiley Ansford

When Wiley Ansford Davis was born on 8 September 1874, in North Carolina, United States, his father, George Washington Davis, was 35 and his mother, Ellen Caroline Ballou, was 31. He married Rosa Greer on 22 September 1900, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Dunnville, Casey, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 6 Dunnville, Casey, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 11 May 1961, in Casey, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Liberty, Casey, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wiley Ansford Davis
1874–1961
Rosa Greer
1881–1922
Marriage: 22 September 1900
Nora Mae Davis
1902–1993
Alice Davis
1905–1929
Thelma Cordia Davis
1908–1996
Mintie L. Davis
1910–1996
Arthur Elmer Davis
1913–1914
James Paul Davis
1917–1990
Edna Davis
1920–2019

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 September 1900
Ashe, North Carolina, United States
children

(7)

    Female1902–1993Female

    Alice Davis

    Female1905–1929Female

    Female1908–1996Female

    Mintie L. Davis

    Female1910–1996Female

    Arthur Elmer Davis

    Male1913–1914Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Jefferson Davis

    Male1863–1896Male

    James Napolen Davis

    Male1869–1936Male

    Male1872–1935Male

    Male1874–1961Male

    Albert Davis

    Male1876–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 3

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 23

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wiley A Davis in household of George W Davis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wiley Davis in household of G W Davis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • W A Davis, "United States Census, 1940"

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